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||Colorado State University
||Geographic-Based Exposure Assessment of Agricultural Ch*
The long-term goal of this research is to improve exposure assessment methods for epidemiological studies of agricultural pesticide use and cancer. The specific aims of this research proposal are: 1. To validate a set of geographic-based metrics for exposure assessment to agricultural pesticides using environmental samples of household dust. 2. To evaluate change in predicted land cover for use in a geographic-based exposure metric over a multi-year period. 3. To evaluate how seasonal calculation of a metric for exposure to agricultural chemical use effects potential household exposure. A procedure has been developed for predicting the likelihood that pesticides used in agricultural operations in the vicinity of a residence will be transported to inside the residence. This study is designed to use measurement of agricultural pesticides in household dust to test the validity of the procedure.
Using Landsat satellite data to support pesticide exposure assessment in California.
Maxwell SK, Airola M, Nuckols JR
Int J Health Geogr, 2010 Sep 16;9, p. 46.
2010 Sep 16.
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